Hanying Li attended the IUCN Asia Regional Members Committee Meeting on Behalf of CEC

Hanying joint the meeting in Zhejiang Province, China in September 2017 and presented a summary of CEC’s work in Asia, especially in China, around the topic of nature education and “#NatureForAll” campaign.

The main objective of the meeting was to review the joint progress of IUCN members, commissions and secretariat on strengthening the programmatic presence of IUCN in Asia. Hanying took the opportunity to showcase CEC’s unique advantage in supporting the implementation of IUCN’s Programme for 2017-2020 through creative, innovative, and effective communication and education. Hanying by giving examples of trainings that CEC has delivered in Asia.

Hanying briefed the participants the communications strategy trainings that CEC has organized in Asia, especially the one that she and Peter Paul van Kempen (another CEC Steering Committee member) delivered in July 2017 for the IUCN Asia office. 

At that training, 40 project managers and communication officers from 13 IUCN Asian country offices learned how to tell project stories and how to communicate with stakeholders. Training outcome shows that some program offices have applied what they learned from the training and produced a few stories on positive change.

Hanying also had side discussions with representatives from IUCN Asia members, Asia countries offices, and other five committees on areas of common interests and potential collaborations.

News about the meeting: http://www.abcdn.org/news/3223

About the Author

Hanying Li is a passionate development professional with a strong interest in environmental education, communications and public campaigns gained over a period of 21 years. Hanying's professional career includes 15 years of experience working in China on policy advocacy, communications and fundraising. In addition, for over five years she promoted sustainable conservation in the Greater Indian Ocean area and implemented a fundraising strategy in the Asia Pacific region.

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